Picture of the Day: Happy Thanksgiving from Birdman
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The State of the Race: The Directors Lead the Way
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The State of the Race: The Directors Lead the Way

The recent death of Mike Nichols seemed almost like the final nail in the coffin…

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Birdman, Boyhood, Nightcrawler and Selma top 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations
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Birdman, Boyhood, Nightcrawler and Selma top 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

Six nominations for Birdman and five each for Boyhood, Nightcrawler and Selma as the 30th…

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(Poll) Best Actress – Jennifer Aniston Makes a Big Play to Break into the Top Five with Cake
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(Poll) Best Actress – Jennifer Aniston Makes a Big Play to Break into the Top Five with Cake

In a very weak year for lead actress performances, Jennifer Aniston seeks notice for her…

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Predicting New York Film Critics, National Board of Review and Los Angeles Film Critics
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Predicting New York Film Critics, National Board of Review and Los Angeles Film Critics

What really matters, as far as critics are concerned, these four groups, New York, LA, and…

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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year
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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year

Thanks to Ryan at Indiewire for the link. “What happens when a man stands up…

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Mike Nichols: 1931 – 2014
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Mike Nichols: 1931 – 2014

Mike Nichols, the Oscar-winning director of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and The Graduate, has…

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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race
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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race

In addition to Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, which is being screened and will be reviewed soon,…

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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet
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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet

The old days of Oscar watching made it much easier for a contender to sneak…

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Dylan Thomas for the New Interstellar Trailer
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Dylan Thomas for the New Interstellar Trailer

The beautiful poem referenced here: Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age…

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